Literacy - total population 2024 Country Ranks by Rank

%

SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES  Spanish Simplified Chinese French German Russian Hindi Arabic Portuguese

View list in rank order View list in rank order View list in rank order
RankCountryValueDate of Info
106 Afghanistan37.30
110 AkrotiriN/A2024
15 Albania98.40
69 Algeria81.40
110 American SamoaN/A0
1 Andorra1000
83 Angola71.10
110 AnguillaN/A0
110 AntarcticaN/A2024
10 Antigua and Barbuda990
10 Argentina990
3 Armenia99.80
20 Aruba97.80
110 Ashmore and Cartier IslandsN/A2024
110 AustraliaN/A0
110 AustriaN/A0
3 Azerbaijan99.80
110 Bahamas TheN/A0
22 Bahrain97.50
78 Bangladesh74.90
5 Barbados99.60
2 Belarus99.90
110 BelgiumN/A0
110 BelizeN/A0
103 Benin45.80
110 BermudaN/A0
84 Bhutan70.90
46 Bolivia92.50
17 Bosnia and Herzegovina98.10
57 Botswana88.50
110 Bouvet IslandN/A2024
42 Brazil94.70
110 British Indian Ocean TerritoryN/A2024
110 British Virgin IslandsN/A0
21 Brunei97.60
15 Bulgaria98.40
102 Burkina Faso460
54 Burma89.10
79 Burundi74.70
51 Cabo Verde90.80
64 Cambodia83.90
75 Cameroon77.10
110 CanadaN/A0
11 Cayman Islands98.90
105 Central African Republic37.50
109 Chad26.80
24 Chile970
26 China96.80
110 Christmas IslandN/A2024
110 Clipperton IslandN/A2024
110 Cocos (Keeling) IslandsN/A2024
35 Colombia95.60
92 Comoros620
72 Congo Democratic Republic of the800
71 Congo Republic of the80.60
110 Cook IslandsN/A0
110 Coral Sea IslandsN/A2024
18 Costa Rica980
52 Cote d'Ivoire89.90
7 Croatia99.40
4 Cuba99.70
110 CuracaoN/A2024
7 Cyprus99.40
10 Czechia990
110 DenmarkN/A0
110 DhekeliaN/A2024
110 DjiboutiN/A0
110 DominicaN/A0
37 Dominican Republic95.20
43 Ecuador94.50
81 Egypt73.10
54 El Salvador89.10
36 Equatorial Guinea95.30
76 Eritrea76.60
2 Estonia99.90
58 Eswatini88.40
99 Ethiopia51.80
110 European UnionN/A0
110 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)N/A0
110 Faroe IslandsN/A0
9 Fiji99.10
110 FinlandN/A0
110 FranceN/A0
110 French PolynesiaN/A0
110 French Southern and Antarctic LandsN/A2024
63 Gabon85.50
95 Gambia The58.10
22 Gaza Strip97.50
5 Georgia99.60
110 GermanyN/A0
73 Ghana790
110 GibraltarN/A0
19 Greece97.90
1 Greenland1000
13 Grenada98.60
110 GuamN/A0
65 Guatemala83.30
110 GuernseyN/A0
104 Guinea45.30
98 Guinea-Bissau52.90
55 Guyana88.80
93 Haiti61.70
110 Heard Island and McDonald IslandsN/A2024
110 Holy See (Vatican City)N/A0
57 Honduras88.50
110 Hong KongN/A0
9 Hungary99.10
110 IcelandN/A0
80 India74.40
31 Indonesia960
56 Iran88.70
62 Iraq85.60
110 IrelandN/A0
110 Isle of ManN/A0
20 Israel97.80
8 Italy99.20
56 Jamaica88.70
110 Jan MayenN/A2024
110 JapanN/A0
110 JerseyN/A0
15 Jordan98.40
3 Kazakhstan99.80
67 Kenya82.60
110 KiribatiN/A0
1 Korea North1000
110 Korea SouthN/A0
110 KosovoN/A2024
29 Kuwait96.50
5 Kyrgyzstan99.60
59 Laos87.10
2 Latvia99.90
38 Lebanon95.10
70 Lesotho810
101 Liberia48.30
50 Libya910
110 LiechtensteinN/A0
3 Lithuania99.80
110 LuxembourgN/A0
23 Macau97.10
74 Madagascar77.30
87 Malawi67.30
39 Malaysia950
19 Maldives97.90
107 Mali35.50
40 Malta94.90
16 Marshall Islands98.30
88 Mauritania670
49 Mauritius92.20
37 Mexico95.20
110 Micronesia Federated States ofN/A0
5 Moldova99.60
110 MonacoN/A0
8 Mongolia99.20
10 Montenegro990
110 MontserratN/A0
77 Morocco75.90
91 Mozambique63.40
48 Namibia92.30
110 NauruN/A0
110 Navassa IslandN/A2024
82 Nepal71.20
110 NetherlandsN/A0
25 New Caledonia96.90
110 New ZealandN/A0
67 Nicaragua82.60
106 Niger37.30
92 Nigeria620
110 NiueN/A0
110 Norfolk IslandN/A0
15 North Macedonia98.40
110 Northern Mariana IslandsN/A0
110 NorwayN/A0
34 Oman95.70
96 Pakistan580
28 Palau96.60
34 Panama95.70
90 Papua New Guinea64.20
110 Paracel IslandsN/A2024
43 Paraguay94.50
43 Peru94.50
30 Philippines96.30
110 Pitcairn IslandsN/A0
3 Poland99.80
32 Portugal95.90
47 Puerto Rico92.40
45 Qatar93.50
11 Romania98.90
4 Russia99.70
77 Rwanda75.90
110 Saint BarthelemyN/A0
110 Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da CunhaN/A0
110 Saint Kitts and NevisN/A0
110 Saint LuciaN/A0
110 Saint MartinN/A0
110 Saint Pierre and MiquelonN/A0
110 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesN/A0
9 Samoa99.10
2 San Marino99.90
41 Sao Tome and Principe94.80
21 Saudi Arabia97.60
97 Senegal56.30
6 Serbia99.50
32 Seychelles95.90
100 Sierra Leone48.60
22 Singapore97.50
110 Sint MaartenN/A0
110 SlovakiaN/A0
4 Slovenia99.70
110 Solomon IslandsN/A0
110 SomaliaN/A0
39 South Africa950
110 South Georgia and South Sandwich IslandsN/A2024
108 South Sudan34.50
13 Spain98.60
110 Spratly IslandsN/A2024
48 Sri Lanka92.30
94 Sudan60.70
39 Suriname950
110 SvalbardN/A0
110 SwedenN/A0
110 SwitzerlandN/A0
61 Syria86.40
14 Taiwan98.50
3 Tajikistan99.80
68 Tanzania81.80
44 Thailand94.10
86 Timor-Leste68.10
89 Togo66.50
110 TokelauN/A0
7 Tonga99.40
10 Trinidad and Tobago990
66 Tunisia82.70
27 Turkey (Turkiye)96.70
4 Turkmenistan99.70
110 Turks and Caicos IslandsN/A0
110 TuvaluN/A0
73 Uganda790
1 Ukraine1000
17 United Arab Emirates98.10
110 United KingdomN/A0
110 United StatesN/A0
110 United States Pacific Island Wildlife RefugesN/A2024
12 Uruguay98.80
1 Uzbekistan1000
54 Vanuatu89.10
22 Venezuela97.50
33 Vietnam95.80
110 Virgin IslandsN/A0
110 Wake IslandN/A2024
110 Wallis and FutunaN/A0
22 West Bank97.50
60 World86.70
85 Yemen70.10
60 Zambia86.70
53 Zimbabwe89.70

NOTE: The information regarding Literacy - total population on this page is re-published from the CIA World Factbook 2024. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Literacy - total population information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Literacy - total population should be addressed to the CIA

This page was last modified 05 Jan 24, Copyright © 2023 ITA all rights reserved.